Category Archives: Maine

Whale Watching and Other Maine Musings

Once again, I survived a week with my grandkids! That’s not really surprising. After all, we’ve been doing this bonding thing for seven years now. It’s not just a fun time with the younger set, but really a time for … Continue reading

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Whale Watch

For six out of the last seven years, I’ve taken my grandchildren on an “adventure.” This year — number seven — it will be whale watching. First, a little history. One of the things I never thought about was gifts … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Cheer

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. I was going to surprise you and post last night, but a combination of yesterday’s activities {read post below} and a vivid and loud thunder and lighting show made me re-think my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Quiet

It’s Saturday so it must be time for Five Minute Friday. That’s where over 100 of us sit down for five minutes and transform a prompt word from the recesses of our mind into {hopefully} discernable thoughts. We write for … Continue reading

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Adieu Maine … For Now

It’s just about time to wrap up my latest respite in Maine. I accomplished most of what I wanted — nothing and not much. Seriously, I did accomplish just about everything I intended to accomplish. And I found out a … Continue reading

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I Love Maine

I love Maine. Now I will be the first to admit the lack of snow and moderate temperatures make for easy walking around Dover-Foxcroft.  I haven’t tasted Maine’s weather yet … at least not thus far this winter. I do … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Christmas

As the final Five Minute Friday assignment of the year, we get the chance to choose our own word and write on anything we want. It’s free Friday — okay, for me, free Saturday. Or as Kate put it, “Keep … Continue reading

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